Continuation Rates in Primary Education: A Study of Pakistan

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This report attempts to measure and explain these differentials between 1972 and 1993. It examines the relationship between rates of continuation class-wise for males and females and five factors: school availability, teacher availability, rate of urbanisation, per capita income and female literacy. School and teacher availability are found to be the strongest factors influencing continuation across genders, classes and provinces. In addition, per capita income appears to be a stronger influence for females to complete primary schools.